LVR-Coil Treatment Promising for Emphysema


A lung volume reduction coil (LVR-coil) device appears to be promising in the treatment of patients with severe emphysema, according to results from a small international study. LVR-coil treatment achieved significant improvements in health at 6 months, and adverse events resolved with standard care.

Abstract: Chest, November 23, 2011 (online).

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